WAGE DIFFERENTIALS, DISCRIMINATION AND INEQUALITY: A CAUTIONARY NOTE ON THE JUHN, MURPHY AND PIERCE DECOMPOSITION METHOD

ABSTRACT This paper shows how difficult it is to study the roles of discrimination and unobserved skills when studying changes in racial and gender wage gaps over time by examining merits and shortcomings of a popular decomposition method by Juhn, Murphy and Pierce (JMP). The JMP method shows that w...

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Volume: 56
Main Author: Yun, Myeong‐Su
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: Oxford, UK Blackwell Publishing Ltd 01.02.2009
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published in: Scottish journal of political economy Vol. 56; no. 1; pp. 114 - 122
Data of publication: February 2009
ISSN: 0036-9292
1467-9485
EISSN: 1467-9485
Discipline: Economics
Political Science
Subjects:
D30
J70
D30
J70
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: Web of Knowledge
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